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Boxer and Environmental Leaders United on Urgent Need to Address Global Warming
March 11, 2008

BACKGROUND:
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, will be joined by the heads of America's leading environmental organizations to discuss the need for action to address the challenge of global warming.

WHEN:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2008
9:30 a.m.

LOCATION:
EPW Hearing Room
SD-406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC

PARTICIPANTS:
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA),
Chairman, Environment and Public Works Committee

Frances Beinecke,
President, Natural Resources Defense Council

Carl Pope,
Executive Director, Sierra Club

Gene Karpinski,
President, League of Conservation Voters

Kevin Knobloch,
President, Union of Concerned Scientists

Also participating will be representatives of Environment America, Environmental Defense, Center for International Law, Clean Water Action, National Wildlife Federation, Ocean Conservancy, Pew Environment Group, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and The Wilderness Society.

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